If “transitional album” ever makes its way to Websters, Empire’s album cover should be pictured right next to the definition.
204. Sittin’ On Top of the World
John gave me a raise. Thanks to Tales From the Crypt I was now bringing home $500 per week, double what I made at Music Plus. Combined with Jody’s talent agency salary […]
From the Stacks: The Godfathers – Birth, School, Work, Death
This is quite simply a great post-punk album: a little poppy but hooky as hell.
From The Stacks: Mom’s Apple Pie
Mom’s Apple Pie’s self-titled debut might just be the coolest album in my stacks. Not only were they a ten-piece funky band with lots of brass and a bad wah-wah who beat […]
Warrant’s Lead Singer Dies
I lived within walking distance of the famous Sunset Strip at the tail end of the Hair Metal Eighties. This should have been a huge thrill for me, but I wasn’t a […]
36. So I Lit A Fire, Isn’t It Good?
I have been listening to The Beatles since I was four years old. I’ve heard “Norwegian Wood” so many times that I don’t really hear it anymore. It is like a tree […]